The Fourteenth Edition of Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai Litfest
Wednesday, October 25th to Sunday, October 29th 2023

Online : 25 - 26 Oct
On ground : 27 - 29 Oct

  • Sunday, 13th Nov
  • 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm IST
  • NCPA, Tata Theatre

Generations of Indians grew up on her music. Her classic titles, ‘Hari Om Hari’ , ‘Jeete Hain Shaan Se’ among many
others continue to enthral listeners. Usha Uthup, the undisputed queen of Indian pop in her biography translated into
English, recounts growing up in her world of music, her struggles, her ideas of freedom, all of which go into the making
of the essential Usha Uthup.


Usha Uthup

For over 50 years now Usha Uthup has sought through music to spread a message of love and unity, peace and harmony, tolerance and integrity, and happiness.

More Info

Srishti Jha

Srishti Jha is a Mumbai-based writer, editor and translator.

More Info

Kunal Vijayakar

Kunal S. Vijayakar is an author, actor, broadcaster, food writer, and one of India’s most recognisable TV personalities.

More Info

Books In The Session

The Queen of Indian Pop: The Authorised Biography of Usha Uthup

  • Vikas Kumar Jha, Shristi Jha
  • Penguin eBury Press


You May Also Like

Space and Time in Art

  • Saturday, 12th Nov
  • 10:30 am - 11:30 am IST

A writer’s perspective
A straight talk by Mahesh Elkunchwar

Mahesh Elkunchwar
  • Saturday, 12th Nov
  • 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm IST

Launch of Jerry Pinto’s Citizen Gallery, followed by a discussion on how a family led an art revolution
Jerry Pinto, Shireen Gandhy
Chair: Deepanjana Pal

Sultan Padamsee Award For Playwriting

  • Sunday, 13th Nov
  • 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm IST

Dramatised readings from the shortlisted plays

View Full Schedule